• The Caribbean and the USA at MASA 2018

    From June 20 to 25, 2017, a team of American performing arts professionals will carry out an operational mission in Abidjan for the participation of Caribbean and United States troops in the next edition of the MASA which will be held from 10 to 17 March 2018. In order to...

  • Arterial Network : Call for applications for the Cultural Management Training Program

    TRAINING PROGRAM IN CULTURAL MANAGEMENT One of the objectives of the Arterial Network is to strengthen the capacities of actors of the cultural industry in Africa through structuring, practical and effective programs that focus on specific cultural management skills. Since 2016, Arterial Network has put in place new methods and...

  • MASA 2018: Ivorian Radio Télévision renews its confidence in MASA

    A delegation of the Market  for African Performing  Arts  led by Prof. Yacouba KONATE, General Director of MASA, visited the headquarters of Ivorian Radio and Television on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, for a courtesy and exchange visit as part of the RTI-MASA partnership. Speaking, Mr. Ahmadou Bakayoko, Director General, expressed...

  • MASA 2018 : Call for candidates for Street Arts

    A call for candidates is opened for artists and groups willing to participate to the 10th edition of the MASA which will be organized in Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Bouaké, Korhogo and Yamoussoukro from March 10 to 17 2018 in the following categories: acrobatics performance, jugglers and puppeteers. Applications must meet...

  • MASA participated to the International Festival Voix de Fame in Cameroun

    The Director of the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA), Prof. Yacouba KONATE attended the Festival Voix de Fame which was organized in Cameroun from March 23 to 26, 2017. During his stay, the Director had meetings with cultural actors and led a Press Conference to discuss the 10th edition of...

  • ARTERIAL DAY 2017 | 10th Anniversary Programme, Abidjan

    Members and honoured guests of Arterial Network will soon be gathering in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to celebrate a special Arterial Day that will mark a decade of advancing Africa’s creative sector. Arterial Day is celebrated every year during the week of the 7th of March – the anniversary of Arterial...

  • Ismael diaby, in our memory for ever

    February 23, 2016-February 23, 2017, over a year now. MASA will never forget you  

  • Impacts of the 9th edition of the MASA

    As of March 23, 2016, more than sixty groups have signed a contract including : STORYTELLING Ziticomania (Conte-Togo) STAND-UP COMEDY Roukiata Ouedraogo (Humour-Burkina Faso) DANCE My Crew (Danse-Madagascar) Imena Cultural Troupe (Danse -Rwanda) Umkhathi Dance (Danse-Zimbabwe) Lesg’Arts (Danse-Côte d’Ivoire) CEB Africa (Danse -Côte d’Ivoire) Compagnie Nsoleh (Danse-Côte d’Ivoire) THEATER Compagnie...

  • Arterial Central Office moves to Côte d’Ivoire

    The President of Arterial, Mr. Mamou DAFFE and the Director of MASA, Prof. Yacouba KONATE signed a partnership on Thursday January 19, 2017. Arterial new office in Côte d’Ivoire will be located at MASA. The chief of staff of the Ministry of Culture Mr. Fousseny DEMBELE and Mrs. Rita KHALDI,...

  • New Year ceremony of wishes to the Minister of Culture

    The staff of the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie organized their traditional New Year ceremony of wishes to the Minister on Monday January 26, 2017. During the ceremony which was held at the Palais de la Culture in Treichville, the Minister of Culture and Francopohie in his speech listed the...